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Study: Medicaid P4P needs good coordination between plans and providers

Pay for performance (P4P) can work in a Medicaid managed care setting-but only if plans place enough dollars at stake and communicate well with providers, researchers from Mathematica Policy Research reported in a Health Affairs Web exclusive1. Moreover, plans may need to bolster incentives or provide greater technical support to capitated providers who are not accustomed to reporting encounter data.